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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Wisconsinites celebrate Christmas Day
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Dog treat recall due to possible salmonella,
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Two from Wisconsin killed by Lake Superior waves
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Missing man found dead in Lake Superior
New building at Wieser Concrete rising up
crime and courts
Ellsworth wrestlers still hold top spot in Division 2, SVE moves up to No. 3
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: U gridders leave for Orlando, Citrus Bowl today
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Packer linemen face challenge of Detroit's Suh
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Rodgers working through calf injury, flu
Pierce County prep teams active during Holiday Week
Participate in our holiday coloring contest
Prescott UCC hosts Bethlehem Peace Light
Cottage Grove soldier returns to surprise sister before Christmas
Santa and his helper in Plum City
Prescott EMS Director says thank you to the public
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF EL PASO: 1/24/15 Town Caucus
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/30/14 Budget & Finance Comm. Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 1/7/15 Hearing - WISC Rezone
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: Prescott Fire & EMS Association - Position Open
TOWN OF EL PASO: Ordinance 2014-01 - Implements of Husbandry
Terry Elizabeth Young, 62
LaVaughn (Connie) Gotzman, 88
Helen Grace Bengtson, 90
Gregg E. Martin, 64
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July 27, 2009
Tennessee family rescued from SUV fire move to Wisconsin
The Harper family wants to live with the people who helped them so selflessly. James Harper says he and his family are moving to Milwaukee permanently. Harper's four-year-old son was saved from a burning sport utility vehicle a week ago today. Harper says he is grateful to the...
July 27, 2009 - 9:00am
UW-Milwaukee students see sharp spike in online course charges
Students at the University Wisconsin-Milwaukee are finding that it's not cheap to go to class at their computers. The College of Letters and Science is charging $275 more on top of the normal tuition for its online course offerings. Provost Rita Cheng sees it as a convenience...
July 27, 2009 - 8:16am
July 24, 2009
Two brothers free on bonds after being charged with causing fire at meat plant
Two brothers are free on signature bonds after appearing in court Thursday on charges connected with the July 5 blaze at the Patrick Cudahy meat plant. Kurtis Popp, 25, of Milwaukee and Joshua Popp, 23, of Twentynine Palms, Calif., are both charged with second-degree felony reckless...
July 24, 2009 - 9:00am
July 20, 2009
Rescuers in Milwaukee save woman and her children from burning SUV
Rescuers in Milwaukee saved a woman and her two young children from their burning SUV after it crashed. It happened Sunday afternoon on the city's south side. Police said a 32-year-old woman Tennessee woman and her two-year-old daughter suffered minor injuries. A four-year-old...
July 20, 2009 - 9:19am
July 17, 2009
Military flare shot from a barbecue started meat plant fire
The military flare that started a huge fire at the Patrick Cudahy meat plant was shot by two brothers at a barbecue on July 5. That's according to their mother, who tells the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel they were "just being idiots." The paper identified a suspect arrested Wednesday...
July 17, 2009 - 9:00am
July 9, 2009
Safe drivers? Try Madison and Milwaukee
Madison and Milwaukee have some of the nation's safest big-city drivers. That's according to a new study by Allstate Insurance. Madison is the 13th safest among the country's 200 largest cities. And Milwaukee is 19th, based on Allstate claims data. The firm said Madison drivers...
July 9, 2009 - 9:06am
Cudahy meat plant resumes operation next week; company will rebuild
Patrick Cudahy's owners ended days of speculation by saying they would re-build the Milwaukee area meat plant that was heavily damaged by Sunday night's fire. Smithfield Foods said production could resume next week in areas not affected by the blaze. And up to 80 percent of the plant's...
July 9, 2009 - 9:00am
Great Circus Parade makes comeback after 6 year hiatus
The big top is back in Milwaukee after a six-year absence. The big top is back in Milwaukee. The Great Circus Parade's show-grounds opened two hours ahead of schedule yesterday, to accommodate the crowds who were waiting. Folks saw the dozens of antique circus wagons that will...
July 9, 2009 - 9:00am
July 1, 2009
Census reports Milwaukee gains 7,500 residents, Madison is fastest-growing city
Milwaukee is now America's 23rd largest city, down from 19th at the start of the decade. But the city still grew by 7,500 residents since 2000, and according to the Census Bureau's new estimate it had almost 605,000 people as of last July. Milwaukee's population has grown ever...
July 1, 2009 - 9:00am
June 10, 2009
More affluent cities could use up to 15 percent in state aid
Wisconsin's more affluent cities and villages would lose up to 15 percent of their state aid under the proposed budget. That's what the non-partisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau said Tuesday. It released a breakdown of what each local government would get. The aid is being cut by...
June 10, 2009 - 9:00am
June 1, 2009
A new group makes a push to get passenger rail service to northeast Wisconsin
As Gov. Jim Doyle pushes to get high-speed rail service from Milwaukee to Madison, a new group is making its own push to get trains from Milwaukee to Green Bay. New Rails wants state officials to ask Washington to approve an experimental Amtrak passenger line on the current Canadian...
June 1, 2009 - 9:00am
Two plead guilty in nation's biggets coupon fraud case
Two people have pleaded guilty in federal court in Milwaukee in the nation's largest coupon fraud case. Ovidio Enriquez and David Howard each face up to five years in prison when they're sentenced in January by Judge Charles Clevert. They were among 11 people charged two years...
June 1, 2009 - 9:00am
May 28, 2009
Milwaukee child care delivery driver pleads guilty in the death of an infant
A driver for a Milwaukee day care center has pleaded guilty in the death of a 4-month-old boy he left in a delivery van. Fitz Marney, 44, of Wauwatosa is scheduled to be sentenced July 16 on a charge of leaving a child unattended while working as a child care employee. Four-month-old...
May 28, 2009 - 10:21am
May 27, 2009
Former Milwaukee archbishop decides to stay in Milwaukee
Rembert Weakland is not going anywhere. The former Milwaukee Archbishop, and one of the central figures in the Catholic priest sex abuse scandal, has decided not to move to St. Mary's Abbey in New Jersey. He said an abbot at the monastery was concerned that his presence there...
May 27, 2009 - 9:00am
May 21, 2009
Milwaukee man sues former Catholic school principal and her religious order
A former Milwaukee Catholic grade school principal has been sued by a man she was convicted of molesting. Gerald Kobs, 56, said he still has nightmares and headaches from the abuse he took from Sr. Norma Giannini in the 1960s at St. Patrick's School. He's also suing her former religious...
May 21, 2009 - 9:00am